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A Very Rare Coronary Abnormality; Right Coronary Artery Originated From Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2003; 31(2): 113-116

A Very Rare Coronary Abnormality; Right Coronary Artery Originated From Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery

Ömer KOZAN1, Taha OKAN1
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Anomalous origin of the right or left coronary ar tery from the aorta is reported 0.5%-1.5% of patients wıdergoing coronary angiograplıy. Tiiccar E. and Eliımı A.just reported coronary artery abnormalities in adult Turkish populaıion. They analysed 5000 coronary angiograms. Twemy-five (0.5%) coronary arteries witlı anomalous origins werejound. We are preseniing an extremely ra re riglıt coronary origilı abnormality. In this case riglıt coronary ar tery ariginates from left amerior deseeneling coronary artery. According to prevailing opinion. coronary segment s ıvitlı an anomalotts course are no more vulnarable to obstmctive disease than normal segments in tlı e same individual. Coronary artery anomalies identified during cardiac cat/ıerization. only 10.1% lıad another congenitallıeart deject. Coronary ar tery anomalies are very important because coronary ar tery mıomalies rank secondasa cardiovascular ca use oj sudden deattı in tlıe young. belıind hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Keywords: Right coronary artery. origin. Anomaly

How to cite this article
Ömer KOZAN, Taha OKAN. A Very Rare Coronary Abnormality; Right Coronary Artery Originated From Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2003; 31(2): 113-116
Manuscript Language: Turkish


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